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Hospital offers courses on dealing with diabetes
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A project sponsored by McMinnville Park and Recreation’s ACHIEVE Initiative and the Diabetes Center at River Park Hospital aims to make a healthier you in 28 days by offering daily recommendations and free events. The month-long event started March 1 and includes a free seminar entitled “Understanding and Coping with Stress” on Thursday, March 7 at River Park Hospital’s cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. Rene Aguirre, who will discuss the effects that stress has on health and ways to deal with stress. Space is limited so RSVP at 815-4554.Other free events this month include:• March 12 — Family fun night at McMinnville Civic Center from 4-7 p.m.• March 19 — Diabetes prevention presented by Tonya Swoape at Warren County Administrative Offices at 11:30 a.m.• March 19 — Grocery store tours at Kroger at 9 a.m. and Save-A-Lot at 2 p.m. Take a guided tour and learn about better food options.